Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors are pivotal to the strategic direction, fiscal health and growth of our organization. They provide guidance and stewardship while offering insight and hindsight that informs our organizational strategy and advancement of our mission. 

Razelle Buenavista
Asian American Recovery Services-A Program of HealthRight 360

Razelle Buenavista is the Managing Director of Clinical Services for AARS-HR360. She oversees the operations of Santa Clara County, Alameda County and East Palo Alto programs. Razelle attended San Jose State University and the College of San Mateo, where she studied Social Work and Addiction Studies. For nearly two decades, Razelle has served Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) and Latina/x/o communities as a social worker and youth advocate. Most notably, she has been an advocate for gender-responsive services and has taken the lead role in coordinating the Annual SISTER-to-SISTER Conference. Razelle has been recognized by legislators and national organizations, including by Congressmember Mike Honda, the Asian American Women's Alliance and in 2021, by Assemblymember Alex Lee. She is regularly invited to guest speak on topics including Filipino community issues, effective outreach strategies, girls and gangs and substance abuse among youth. 

Dr. Tony Santa Ana
De Anza College

Once upon a time, Tony was a student at De Anza College in Cupertino, finding his way. As a community organizer, artist, educator and globe trotter, he seeks to contribute to humanity. Dr. Santa Ana is an Intercultural Studies instructor and has taught "Intro to Pacific Islander History and Culture." His research areas include education, critical pedagogy, youth studies, global citizenship, indigenous rights, spirituality, ethnic studies, hip hop, Pin@y scholarship, transformational education and experiential learning. 

Dr. Jennifer Briscoe, LMFT
Telecare Corp. 

Dr. B is the Administrator for Telecare Corp's Partners in Wellness Program that provides adults with a diagnosed mental illness with supportive and intensive mental health, nursing, psychiatric and housing services to the top 3% of the highest utilizers of emergency mental health services in Santa Clara County. She is also a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Dr. B serves on the Commission for the Status of Women for Santa Clara County, having previously served as the Chair and Vice Chair. She holds a BS in Health Sciences from CSU East Bay, an MA in Counseling Psychology from JFK University and a Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University.

Alexandria Chu
Google

Alexandria (Alex) Chu is a Program Manager, responsible for designing and consulting on mobility programs across Google's parent company, Alphabet. Prior to relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area from her native New York City, Alex worked in Financial Services, focusing on investment banking compliance. As an alumnus of the leadership development organization, Prep for Prep, she had firsthand experience of the impact of access to opportunity and information. This drove her to establish free after-school computer science programs across the Bay Area, become the Filipino Googler Network (FGN) K-12 Global Lead and fly across the U.S. with Google's CS First and Grow with Google programs to teach coding to students and adults. When Alex is not working or volunteering, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. 

Meredith Curry
AdvancED Consulting

Meredith “Mer” Curry (she/her) serves her community as a Black and Filipina Bay Area native, advocate, and nonprofit leader. She is the Director of Education Partnerships for Moneythink, the Director of the Northern California College Promise Coalition (NCCPC), a 2020-21 National College Attainment Network (NCAN) Federal Advocacy Fellow, an established nonprofit consultant with clients across California, and an avid volunteer serving as the Chair of the Santa Clara County Commission on the Status of Women. Mer’s mission is to use her strengths, gifts, network, and entrepreneurial mindset to develop and scale systems and best practices centered on equity while educating and empowering everyday leaders of all intersections. Mer is also passionate about dance (especially hip hop!) and uses it to heal, build community, and tap into the loving energy that binds us all. Connect with Mer on LinkedIn.